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with president obama and mitt romney you get 6% of the vote. that is the best you have polled nationally. but the bar is set by the presidential election commission. it stands at 15%. so do you expect to get there at any point? >> well, let me state the obvious here, alex. do you hear my name six times for every time you hear obama or romney's name 100 times? >> no. >> you hear my name one time for every 5,000 times you hear these guys. if i were just being given that six-time mention for every 100 times these guys were mentioned, you know what? i wouldn't be at 6, i'd be at 11, 18, i'd be the next president of the united states. but it is what it is. and when it comes to presidential debate commission, look. presidential debate commission are made up of republicans and democrats. they're a private organization. they're not a governmental organization. they have no interest whatsoever in seeing a third party on stage. >> all right. so since it appears wednesday night will not happen for you, after that debate there are two more. that's october 16th as well as the 23rd. might you make any
and voting than it has been -- >> i do want to take a look at your latest article which is titled, if obama wins, what changes for a second term? what are your conclusions? >> there will be wholesale change, all of the cabinet will be gone, much of the white house staff and so the president will have an opportunity really for a fresh start. there's discussions maybe erskin bowls might will treasury secretary. it will produce howls on the left, afraid the president is going to give away the store. but depending on the size of the victory, if it happens, if he just squeaks through, he's going to have to do a lot more dealings with republicans as he would like and is he going to be able to do more of the personal stroking that a lot of people thinks he needs to do as a president wooing members of congress. tom daschle former -- if republicans want to deal, they'll find a willing voice in the white house, but this is a president that wants to deal with a small group of familiar faces whether he's playing golf or he's making policy. it's going to challenge him with a lot of his pals gone. and it
michelle obama will be here when early voting begins on tuesday so you have that little component, but overall, i mean, as you sort of alluded to, both candidates have already been here a ton. they've been here, you know, i don't know, 50 times. we have a neat web page on our website dispatch.com that tracks this. but, you know, i guess we'll see once early voting begins if they stop coming, then i guess that shows -- that would show just how much importance they had put on getting here before the early vote comes out. >> you know, joe, i mentioned that one of your colleagues interviewed mitt romney. can you give me a sense of his confidence level for ohio as expressed in that interview? >> well, i mean, yeah. as you might expect, i mean, he says he's going to win ohio. i mean, you know, polls be darned, what do you say at this point? i mean, you know, you have to exude that kind of confidence. you have to believe in yourself. you know, maybe your internal polling shows a closer race than what we're seeing. even if it doesn't, you have to be out there right now, you know, reassuri
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